The Mini is an excellent hatch, but does it have to be so grown up?
Citroen's Fiat Panda - character over driving thrills, but none the worse for that.
Cracking supermini is one of the best cars Ford makes. Britain’s top seller? It makes you proud.
Cheery and characterful, the new Clio is a genuinely appealing supermini.
Peugeot has a hit on its hands with the good looking and cheerily willing 208.
It's a sizeable leap, and enough to shove the Polo up to the upper reaches of the supermini order.
Good but not great supermini for dynamics, but a thoroughly enjoyable object
A far-reaching facelift has improved it, but it's still not a match for the class best. At least you can now justify it.
As sensible and tasty as a dry cracker. A decent enough car, perhaps one for the Freedom Pass brigade.